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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0046
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Het'oum I; Kai Khusru II
Denomination:  Bilingual Tram
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  AH 639/AD 1241?
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  2.90
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7403, gift of N. C. Karageorgios, 22nd August 1970.
BIRBI-AR0046.jpg

Description:  Obverse: King seated on horse, facing r., holding fleur-de-lis-topped sceptre, cross to l. and six-pointed star to r. of figure. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ՀԵԹՈՒՄ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ ՀԱՅՈՑ (Het'oum king of the Armenians) Reverse: سنة / السلطان الاعظم / غياث الدنيا و الدين / كيخسرو بن كيقباد (The year…Mighty sultan protector of the world and faith Kaykhusru son of Kaiqobad)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 786

3 Related People

Kai Khusru II
Seljuk

1246
Het'oum I
Armenian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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